Media Roundup for June 2018

News Articles

  1. El economista francés, Thomas Piketty, anuncia su apoyo a Gustavo Petro, El Espectador
  2. Libros y bandoleros (1962-1964), Robert A. Karl, El Espectador
  3. ¿Sabe qué pasa si gana el voto en blanco en la segunda vuelta?, El Tiempo
  4. The bankruptcy of 21st Century Socialism, Jorge G. Castañeda, The New York Times
  5. Niall Ferguson quits Stanford free speech role over leaked emails, Mattha Busby, The Guardian
  6. Supreme Court sides with the baker who refused to make gay couple’s wedding cake, Lawrence Hurley, The Huffington Post
  7. ‘A source of positivity all the time’: remembering Palestinian medic Razan al-Najjar, killed by IDF, Democracy Now
  8. US Senator turned away form detention center for migrant children, Molly Olmstead, Slate
  9. Trump: ‘I have the absolute right to PARDON myself’, Kevin Breuninger, CNBC
  10. Venezuela’s May 20 elections: where do things stand?, Steve Ellner, Venezuelanalysis
  11. La respuesta de Humberto de la Calle a quienes lo critican por votar en blanco, El Espectador
  12. I work with children separated from caregivers at the border. What happens is unforgivable, Katie Annand, Vox
  13. Colin Kaepernick’s legal team expected to subpoena President Trump in case against NFL, Charles Robinson, Yahoo!
  14. Finding the progress in ‘progressive’: an alleged reform prosecutor candidate in Boston is less than honest about her record, James Folk, Medium
  15. EU to impose tariffs on US imports from July, Daniel Boffey, The Guardian
  16. Kawhi Leonard rumors: Spurs star has spokenw ith officials, staff in offseason, Kyle Newport, Bleacher Report
  17. Mannix: Celtics ‘scared’ of Kyrie Irving ‘walking in 2019’; Knicks a threat, NBC Sports Boston
  18. Trump will ask athletes who kneel during anthem to recommend people for pardoning, Kaitlan Collins and Veronica Stracqualursi, CNN
  19. MIT scientists created a ‘psychopath’ AI by feeding it violent content from Reddit, Sam Barsanti, AV News
  20. Anthony Bourdain: celebrity chef found dead at 61, BBC
  21. A divided left, a fragile peace, Emma Shaw Crane, NACLA
  22. Se desplaza la polarización interna hacia cuadrilátero internacional, Leopoldo Puchi, Efecto Cocuyo
  23. Antanas Mockus y Claudia López se unen a candidatura de Gustavo Petro, Blu Radio
  24. Duque, 46,2%, y Petro, 40,2%, según encuesta de Datexco, El Tiempo
  25. A pesar de sus simpatías, Petro no podría ser un Chávez, Carlos Hernández Osorio, La Silla Vacia
  26. Ataque de abejas africanizadas interrumpe discurso de Uribe en el Cesar, El Espectador
  27. Helicóptero en el que viajaba Uribe fue el que provocó a las abejas: Policía del Cesar, El Espectador
  28. El compromiso de Petro: no ser un Chávez, Daniela Amaya Rueda, La Silla Vacia
  29. Donald Trump abandons South Korea, Kevin Drum, Mother Jones
  30. What to expect when you’re electing, Colombian edition, Rodrigo Palau, Caracas Chronicles
  31. SDC ready for ‘unconditional talks’ with Syrian regime, Asharq al-Awsat
  32. Venezuela: la profunda brecha entre los que tienen dólares y los que no, Daniel García Marco, BBC
  33. ¿Quién le teme a la verdad?, Sara Tufano, El Tiempo
  34. In Colombian vote, a question looms large: is the frontrunner a puppet?, John Otis and Juan Forero, The Wall Street Journal
  35. Workers flee and thieves loot Venezuela’s reeling oil giant, William Neumann and Clifford Krauss, The New York Times
  36. Petro ganó en Bogotá, pero no fue suficiente, El Espectador
  37. Antioquia, bastión del uribismo, El Espectador
  38. Winner Duque calls for unity after Colombia’s divisive election campaign, Adriaan Alsema, Colombia Reports
  39. Mexico fans caused a literal earthquake after their team’s World Cup win, Brianna Sacks and Nidhi Prakash, BuzzFeed
  40. What Ivan Duque’s win means for securing a lasting peace in Colombia, Adam Isacson, WOLA
  41. Putin’s OPEC tactics: Iran sanctions and the Saudis, Tom O’Donnell, The Global Barrel
  42. Elon Musk emails employees about ‘extensive and damaging sabotage’ by employee, Lora Kolodny, CNBC
  43. The deceptiveness of Egypt’s appointment of female ministers, Zvi Bar’el, Haaretz
  44. DHS Chief is confronted with ProPublica tape of wailing children separated from parents, Stephen Engelberg, ProPublica
  45. 3 NBA teams are interested in signing Marcus Smart, Andrew Doxy, Celtics Blog
  46. ‘Populistas a la colombiana’: similitudes y diferencias entre Gaitán, Rojas Pinilla y Uribe, Me Gusta Leer
  47. Archivan investigación a Gina Parody y Cecilia Álvarez por Odebrecht, El Espectador
  48. Colombiano que insultó a japonesas en Rusia habla sobre lo sucedido, El Tiempo
  49. I am a professor in Venezuela, Pro Davinci
  50. Veteran Chavez ally Cabello to lead Venezuelan Constituent Assembly, Brian Ellsworth, Reuters
  51. US quits UN Human Rights Council, saying it’s anti-Israel, Nick Wadhams, Bloomberg
  52. Geraldo Rivera and Hannity erupt over border policy, Aidan McLaughlin, Mediaite
  53. Majority of Republicans back family separation policy, Luis Sanchez, MSN
  54. The US startup is disappearing, Dan Kopf, Quartz
  55. ‘Black Panther’ star Michael B. Jordan beats Thanos as best villain at MTV Movie and TV awards, Jenna Anderson, Comic Book Now!
  56. En solicitud a la JEP, Diego Palacio admite cohecho en reelección de Uribe, El Espectador
  57. El martes CNE definirá suerte de curul de Antanas Mockus, El Tiempo
  58. Don’t stop with family separation. End the whole immigration prison system, Christina Fialho, Los Angeles Times
  59. One in four surveyed Japanese workers admits to wanting to kill boss; Osaka quake helps show why, Katy Kelly, Japan Today
  60. Venezuela will struggle to recover lost oil production, Irina Slav, oilprice.com
  61. Assad pledges to regain control of northern Syria by force if needed, Reuters
  62. As critics assail Trump, his supporters dig in deeper, Jeremy W. Peters, The New York Times
  63. Los 20 puntos prioritarios que define Iván Duque para su gobierno, Yamid Amat, El Tiempo
  64. La oposición política a Duque tendrá más fuerza que la que tuvo Santos, Juan Pablo Sepúlveda, Pacifista
  65. Maduro congratulates Erdogan on re-election, TeleSur
  66. Venezuela weekly: as international pressure mounts, Maduro consolidates, David Smilde, Venezuelan Politics and Human Rights
  67. Los niños que se están quedando sin padres en Venezuela por culpa del éxodo provocado por la crisis, Daniel Garcia Marco y Dalila Itriago, BBC
  68. Boston school superintendent resigns after allegedly providing student information to ICE officials, Megan Cerullo, NY Daily News
  69. Why the middle class can’t afford life in America anymore, Larry Getlen, New York Post
  70. ‘Pawn Stars’ star Richard ‘Old Man’ Harrison dead at 77, ABC
  71. Democrats must stop pretending the Supreme Court is apolitical, Steve McElwee, The Nation
  72. Democrats see major upset as socialist beats top-ranking US congressman, Ben Jacobs, The Guardian
  73. A 28-year-old Democratic Socialist just ousted a powerful, 10-term congressman in New York, Gregory Krieg, CNN
  74. Harley-Davidson workers back Trump despite jobs shift, Patti Waldmeir, Financial Times
  75. Colombia’s congress weakens war crimes tribunal even further, Adriaan Alsema, Colombia Reports
  76. Lobbyists and business-friendly pundits mourn democratic socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s victory, Lee Fang, The Intercept
  77. Families earning $117,000 now qualify as “low income” in California’s Bay Area, Mark Strassmann, CBS News
  78. Ignore the OPEC drama, more oil is coming, Spencer Jakab, The Wall Street Journal
  79. Inside the failed plot to overthrow Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, Ethan Bronner, Andrew Rosati and Fabiola Zerpa, Bloomberg
  80. Uribismo no quiere la JEP porque quiere la impunidad para ellos: Gustavo Petro, El Espectador
  81. 5 dead, several ‘gravely injured’ in shooting at Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Doug Stanglin and John Bacon, USA Today
  82. Former ICE Chief Counsel facing prison time for stealing immigrants’ identities, Bill Chappell, NPR
  83. Democratic Socialists of America membership surges after Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s stunning victory, Gideon Resnick, The Daily Beast
  84. Higher education: Faculty exodus from Venezuela’s public universities, Hugo Pérez Hernáiz, Venezuelan Politics and Human Rights
  85. Organizaciones sociales del Norte de Antioquia piden ayuda urgente, El Tiempo
  86. Change and continuity in Colombian politics, Forrest Hylton and Aaron Tauss, NACLA
  87. Estos son los únicos municipios de Antioquia donde Uribe no es el rey, Juan Pablo Sepúlveda, Pacifista
  88. El narcotráfico en Colombia. Una realidad compleja, Ariel Ávila, Semana
  89. The controversy over Maxine Waters’ call for confrontation, explained, Li Zhou, Vox
  90. Dem lawmakers seek distance from Waters call for confrontation, Scott Wong, The Hill
  91. A closer look at voter turnout in 2018 New York Congressional primaries, Ben Brachfeld, Gotham Gazette
  92. Democrats can kiss swing voters goodbye with progressive ballot, Lloyd Green, The Hill
  93. These are the world’s most miserable economies, Michelle Jamrisko and Catarina Saraiva, Bloomberg
  94. Trump’s brutal immigration crackdown is tearing families apart on the basis of 3 false premises, Pedro Nicolaci da Costa, Business Insider
  95. Dem lawmaker introduces bill to abolish ICE, Julia Manchester, The Hill
  96. PAHO visit to Venezuela: Advances and opportunities, Teresa García Castro, Venezuelan Politics and Human Rights
  97. Today’s US-Mexico ‘border crisis’ in 6 charts, Douglas Massey, The Conversation
  98. Unions did great things for the working class, Noah Smith, Bloomberg

YouTube Videos

1. ‘Scary’ Terry Rozier opens up about the chip on his shoulder and young Celtics squad

2. Viral MSNBC coverage shows 8 Nazis running in the midterms, I wonder who emboldened them?

3. How would Korean reunification work?

4. Duque presidente, Petro opositor, Osorio triunfa con Mexico y mas

5. Jimmy Dore debates w/ TYT panel about North Korea

6. Republicans, this a line you shouldn’t cross – children’s interment camps

7. Volvio Uribe: seis moralejas

8. Jordan Peterson, Eric Weinstein, and Dave Rubin

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